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Barron's is today and always has been the Number-One reference source for verb usage in virtually every major language. Leading all competition, the best selling 501 French Verbs beats all less well-established rivals with its brand-new 6th edition. It's printed in two colors, it features tinted page edges for ease of reference, and it comes with extra help for French language students in the form of a CD-ROM. The book presents the most important and most commonly used French verbs arranged alphabetically with English translations in chart form, one verb per page, and conjugated in all persons and tenses, both active and passive. The accompanying CD-ROM gives students practice exercises in verb conjugation plus a concise grammar review. This combined book and software package is a comprehensive guide to French verb usage with a wealth of reference material and language tips, including a bilingual list of more than 1,250 additional French verbs, helpful expressions and idioms for travelers, and verb drills and short tests with all questions answered and explained.
Students of French quickly discover that knowing the meanings of commonly used verbs—then learning how to use them in all their many tenses and forms—is a vital part of becoming fluent in the new language. This brand-new edition of Barron's 501 French Verbs now comes with a bonus CD-ROM that offers helpful practice exercises in verb conjugation and a concise grammar review. The book presents the most common regular and irregular French verbs alphabetically arranged in table form, one verb per page, and completely conjugated in all tenses with English equivalents. The book also reviews rules of grammar applicable to verb usage, provides a bilingual list of hundreds more regular verbs, and offers tips on idiomatic verb usage. Tinted page-edge tabs offer language students quick alphabetical reference.
Learning French is Twice as Easy with This Helpful 2-in-1 Combination!
The easy-to-use reference book gives you:
The most common French verbs, one verb per page, conjugated in all tenses Common idioms and example sentences demonstrating verb usage Verbs conjugated with avoir or etre to form a compound tense Over 2,600 additional regular verbs conjugated like model verbs among the 501 Index of common irregular French verb forms identified by their infinitive A summary of sequence of verb tenses . . . and much more
The bonus CD-ROM gives you: :
Sentence completion exercises--fill in the correct word Dialogue exercises--fill in the appropriate response Word completion exercises--find the correct verb form Word seek exercises--find the right word to fit the phrase Matching with English--find correct translations in the right-hand column Correct answers given for all exercises